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Dec 1, 2012 9:30pm EST
about the friends and neighbor, they mourn, they celebrate, but there's a lot of opportunity for people 0 don't know much about haiti to get to haiti through a variety ofkaie women writers.va >> is creole very difficult from french? >> creole, it's a language of ic it's own.ol and it's sort of, i think it as a place where all these different groups that came to a haiti were there. the people who came from africa as slaves, the french, the spanish, english. all of the people came through haiti and so creole is apele beautiful language. c it's full of problem verbs and so we but it's -- [inaudible] even within haiti. there's literature produced in creole poems and stories.. and it's also an opportunity celebrate language to celebrate creole. if you live here, if you grew uy here as a haitian-american or ae ae. haitian person, you interac with theam languages. so we wanted to present the wa anthologies and csh it was important to have the voices together. >> now, do you speak all three? is >> i do, yes. yes. >> your story is in the book what is your story about? >> my story is called qual
CSPAN
Dec 18, 2012 5:00pm EST
to ensure the safety of our children. while we mourn the deaths of innocent children and their educators, we must bring ourselves together for an honest, real national conversation about every aspect of this terrible attack. it will be a difficult conversation, but it is the responsible and necessary next step for the children of this country, for the children of montana, and i look forward to rising to the challenge. earlier today i had the opportunity to sit in the president's chair, and i heard many members of this body speak of senator inouye. some spoke of his distinguished voice, a senator's senator, a great hero, a true patriot, a singularly iconic leader, an incredibly great man, a giant of the senate, a mountain of hawaii -- the list goes on and on and on. you know, they say the hardest thing to get in life is a friend, and the easiest thing to lose in life is a friend. danny inouye was a friend. i'll never forget when one of my neighbors came out to visit me. dan's office is right next-door to mine in the hart building. came out to visit -- now, make no mistake about it before -- b
CSPAN
Dec 17, 2012 12:00pm EST
mourns. and i wanted to take a moment of silence for newtown, connecticut. if you'd join me, please. thank you. i will tell you that this is an exciting day for many, many reasons, but for me the first thing i wanted to say is just thank you to my lord and savior, jesus christ, to be honester with you. i believe that -- [applause] when you start out in a single-participant household with a mom who would works 16 ha day and you're looking at a future that doesn't look as bright and you're living in north charleston, south carolina, you build a strength that comes from having the appreciation -- >> so we're going to break away from this program. you can watch all of this if you'd like on our web site, c-span.org. take you live now to the floor of the u.s. senate back in, starting legislative business here at 2:00 eastern. live coverage, as always, right here on c-span2. the presiding officer: the senate will come to order. the chaplain, dr. barry black, will lead the senate in prayer. the chaplain: let us pray. almighty and everlasting god, in whom we live and move and have our being,
CSPAN
Dec 18, 2012 12:00pm EST
add mine to the many voices mourning his passing and say to his family, you are in our thoughts and prayers. mr. president, danny inouye was something in our senate that i think we should all strive to be and that is he was a warrior but he was a gentle man. he was a man who was loyal to the core for not only his beliefs but also his friends. and if he gave you his word, his word was good. he is someone that every one of us who knew him cared for and regarded as a giant among us. in fact, i would say today that the senate has lost a gentle giant. thank you, mr. president. and i yield the floor. a senator: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from maryland. mr. cardin: mr. president, i join with senator hutchison in paying tribute to senator daniel k. inouye. i rise today to pay tribute to our dear colleague. senator inouye was not one of the tallest senators. in fact, he had a slight built and a quite demeanor, but he was a giant. he will be missed by all here in the senate. people of his beloved hawaii will miss him. all americans will miss him. in the immediate af
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2012 12:00pm EST
-creates with their own experiences. the process of mourning, which is not just formal school education, but interactions with her parents about the whole world is a very important part of the development of intelligence. you could do a perfect job of re-creating the neo cortex and i wouldn't do anything useful, just like a newborn is limited in scale without an education. in fact, that's an important paradigm for the a.i., artificial intelligence is to them. >> host: can you elaborate on what the neo cortex is as opposed to the blame? >> guest: gets old brain and the neighboring. only mammals have the neo cortex. early mammals emerged over 100 million years ago. the neo cortex is the size of a postage stamp. it's as thin as stamp and basically the outer layer, the new ryan of the brain. it's capable of thinking is hierarchical fashion. >> host: that the part of the brain you are focusing on? >> guest: these early mammals was limited, but enabled them to learn no schools -- new skills. but they were able to adapt. that was not so much of an advantage because the environment to change quickly. it took tho
CSPAN
Dec 18, 2012 9:00am EST
, for the moment of silence yesterday in this chamber. in my faith tradition, when you visit a house of mourning, one of the customs is for the visitor to sit silently with the mourners. and it's very awkward. it's actually not the natural thing we want to do but this tradition has come about because one, as an act of respect to the mourners because they may be in their own mourning internally. but the other, really -- and we want to allow them to speak first if thept to speak. but -- they want to speak. but the other is in the face of death and particularly the senseless, brutal deaths of these 26 in newtown, sometimes the best response is silence and all that the silence contains. so i thank my colleague, senator reid, for that moment of silence. senator blumenthal and i and our connecticut congressional delegation convened a vigil last night in which we all spoke and father con roy, the chaplain of the house offered prayer, chaplain black could not be there because he was at senator inouye's bedside with his family. we thank all of you who came last night. your presence metropolitan a lot to
CSPAN
Dec 19, 2012 8:00pm EST
legislation that really is effective. love animals and music and those who mourn the lives of their teachers, principal of the school. and we have been ensuring the safety of our schools and neighborhoods and to build future of safety for all americans. with that, i'm very pleased to introduced introduced this inspiration to the nation. >> thank you, leader closely. i want to thank my colleagues. we have been here before. we have been here before. but this time, the time is different. i want to thank you for the coverage that you have given the rest of the country to read the stories that have been going on in newtown, connecticut. all too often we see these mass killings. we mourn for those who have died in the past. yet, all of our lives go on. this time it is different. we all know it. .. abbas has been great before christmas and my son was fighting for his life in icu on christmas day. this business for the unopened present in the and all the holidays in the future will be a reminder for all these families. as a parent, it reeks your heart. it makes you fear for your child's safety. the
CSPAN
Dec 19, 2012 11:00pm EST
the heart of every american in. we can get the job done with legislation that is effective. we mourn the loss of precious children. the love of sports, animals, music, their teachers, the counselor and a principal. we of them to do everything in our power to take sensible action to prevent the environments to ensure the safety of neighborhoods for all americans. i am pleased to yield two keira mccarthy and inspiration to the nation on this subject. >> thank you and allowing us to come to a gathering again. i'll also want to thank my colleagues. i will probably miss somebody. we have been here before. but this time it is different. i want to thank you for coming down and for the coverage you have been given to read the stories that have been going on in newtown. all to often receive these killings and we mourn those that have died hawk yet our lives go on. it is different this time. everybody is asking. is a different? it is. because of the victims. 26 killed mostly young elementary school children. six and seven year-old's and as we sit here a funeral is being conducted. six adults t
CSPAN
Dec 20, 2012 5:00pm EST
of this capitol to mourn the loss and celebrate the life of one of our greatest colleagues, senator daniel k. inouye of hawaii. even noe now his desk sits draped in black and his chair with a lei flown in from his home state of hawaii and all of us this week have known and felt the change in this chamber. the senate has lost a giant, and america has lost a hero. danny inouye was truly a great man, and i feel blessed in my short time here, my two years, to have been -- had the opportunity to sit with him over a private lunch, to joke with him occasionally in the anti-room, to learn something of his spirit and his personality. he had such a big heart and such a wonderfully gracious spirit. most of the senators i've had the honor to come to know in these two years, i only knew as a great distance as a local elected official, at someone as a business community at home in delaware. and, frankly, when i asked senator inouye to lunch, i was intimidated. as a congressional medal of honor winner, as a giant of the senate, the chairman of the appropriations committee and the president pro tempore of t
CSPAN
Dec 21, 2012 9:00am EST
on our earthly pilgrimage. in your boundless compassion, console us who mourn, give us faith to see in death the gate of e eternal life so that in quiet confidence we may continue our course on earth until by your call we are reunited with those who have gone before through jesus christ, our lord, amen. >> a reading from lamentations. the steadfast love of the lord never ceases. his mercies never come to an end. they are anew every morning. great is your faithfulness. the lord is my portion, says my soul. therefore, i will hope in him. the lord is good to those who wait for him, to the soul that seeks him. it is good that one should wait quietly for the salvation of the lord. for the lord will not reject forever. although he causes degree, he will have -- grief, he will have compassion accordance to the abundance of his steadfast love, for he does not willingingly afflict or grieve anyone. the word of the lord. >> thanks be to god. [background sounds] [background sounds] >> irene, kenny, members of the inouye family, all of us express our deepest condolences for your loss of this go
CSPAN
Dec 18, 2012 8:00pm EST
the house of mourning, one of the customs is for the visitor to sit silently with the mourners, and it's very awkward. it's actually not the natural thing we want to do. but this tradition has come about because, one, as an act of respect for the mourners because they may be in their own mourning internally, and -- but the other really -- and we want to allow them to speak first if they want to speak. but the other, really, is that in the face of death, and particularly in the senseless, brutal death of these 26 in newtown, sometimes the best response is silence, and all that the silence contains. so, i thank my colleague, senator reid, for that moment of silence. the connecticut congressional delegation convened a vigil last night, which we all spoke and father conroy offered prayers. and another chap loin could not attend because he was at senator inknew we razz besideside with his family. your presence meant a lot to us and the people back home in newtown. now the question is, mr. president, can we do anything to stop this? from happening again? even once, but hopefully more often.
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2012 1:30am EST
set has completely sold out and that is how it will, that kind of mourning. this is the same opportunities happening on this set , we have a limited quantity, only 54 of these to go around and these will be completely sold out this will not be seeing it later. >>host: we started in 1960 by want to go quickly, what to go 1 by: and these are going very quickly.we started here in 1973, '74 and '75 is the bicentennial year, as of 1976. if you look of the reverse this type 1 and type 2. 1977 in we have (...) susan b. anthony n. in the bicentennial, we also to include the special silver said of the bicentennial that you do see right here the coins and the silver presentation and that is about.50 and i will check back in here just a minute. what have you included? from 1936-2009. the 5 ferris national government sets. since that is why this kennedy half dollar, this one right here $29.95. this will be the first year. these coins right here $75 worth of coins right here and you get the c13 half dollar, that is almost $100 coin by quinn. here's what it comes down to. we're missing
CSPAN
Dec 20, 2012 11:00pm EST
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CSPAN
Dec 21, 2012 6:00am EST
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CSPAN
Dec 10, 2012 12:00pm EST
mourning the loss of a singer by the name of jenni rivera who was a huge star particularly in latin america. she died yesterday evening in a plane crash in northern mexico. jenni was a real american success story. she was born in california to immigrants from mexico. started working at her father's small record label in long beach, california, recorded from there there, made a number of top hits, she was recently in florida to receive a billboard aand performed at the the billboard awards. my mom was a huge fan of hers, also kind of equivalent "the voice" in mexico on the telemunddo network. she was a singer in a genre dominated by males. burr she sung frankly about her struggles to give her children a better life in this country. so her death is a real tragedy at a young age, and i know there are millions of people across the country and around the world mourning her loss today. she is survived by her five children and two grandchildren and our prayers go to her that god may grant her family the peace to deal with this difficult circumstance. mr. president, i come here today on december 10
CSPAN
Dec 19, 2012 5:00pm EST
action on this now. i know there are events planned for tonight. we are in the middle of a mourning for our colleague as well. but i systemly wanted to explain for the record -- but i simply wanted to explain for the record what it is we're attempting to do here. all of us are sensitive to the pain and the damage incurred by those in the northeast due to the catastrophic -- clearly catastrophic record-proportion hurricane that hit that sector of our country just weeks ago. and clearly that is something that falls in the category of an emergency, it goes beyond the ability of state and local jurisdictions to address with their own resources. they will participate in the recovery -- and they have. it's remarkable in this country virtually no state, no senator can stand and sumly say, well, we haven't been touched and not understand the need for the response that comes from disasters, whether they be tornadoes like occurred in my state of indiana just this past spring. we needed emergency help and response, and we received that. whether it is flooding that has occurred throughout the m
CSPAN
Dec 18, 2012 11:00pm EST
's tradition, when you visit a house of mourning, one of the customs is for the visitor to sit silently with the mourners. this tradition hascome about as an act of respect for the mourners. and we want to allow them to speak first if they want to speak. but the other in the face of death, particularly in the brutal death of these 26 children and people in newtown, connecticut. i thank my colleague for it the moment of silence. the congressional delegation convened the vigil last night. the chaplain of the house offered prayer. we thank all of you who came last night. your presence meant a lot to us and a lot of the people back home in newtown, connecticut. now the question is, can we do anything to stop this? to stop this from happening again? what can we do? i understand that as the president said, all of the town and people of connecticut, he brought comfort to and i will say that he brought resolve. which is very moving and inspiring to everyone there. and we can always say as we look at the possible causes of such a tragedy that even if we did something about that, even if we ban a
CSPAN
Dec 21, 2012 8:00pm EST
their eyes. death will be no more. mourning and crying and pain will be no more. for the first things has passed away and the one who was seated on the throne said see, i am making all things new. also he said, write this, for these words are trustworthy and true. then he said to me, it is done. i am the alpha and the omega, the beginning and the end to the thirsty, i will give fodder as a gift from the spring of the water of life, those who conquer will inherit these things and i will be their god and they will be my children. the word of the lord. >> expedia god. -- thanks be to god. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> to irene, ken and jennifer, danny's friend and former colleague, it is an extraordinary honor to be with you in this magnificent place to pay tribute to a man who would probably be wondering what all the fuss is about. this tuesday was in many ways a day like any other. the sun rose, and a sunset, the great work of our democracy. i. .. hoe would remain my senator until i left for hawaii in college. i even know -- etch though
CSPAN
Dec 28, 2012 11:00pm EST
? is that repressive? i do think we mourn a slippery slope than some people would want to admit. >> season. >> is briefly seen what an achievement it is to write a policy book about washington sold-out on amazon. so congratulations to her two others. >> i want to thank my colleagues, mickey and season and e.j. of course. we are really with you. it's a negative sounding title, but we to agree with you that there are things we can do, building up small things that can haul produce a lurcher and more informed collect during, changes we can make that would allow the public officials accountable in a way that's very difficult to do now that in the end clear signals from the public and responsible institutional changes, especially within the senate conservative political leaders willing to lay it out and not just say we all have to come together, but listen, this is how we must begin and be forceful. there is a bright future for the country i'm optimistic. >> i would just say finally, first, please buy the book. second, please buy e.j. spoke and please buy mickey's the. and please season, write
CSPAN
Dec 27, 2012 12:00pm EST
during a sad time. as we continue to mourn the loss of our champion, senator dan inouye. dan inouye will always be a legend in hawaii. we will never be -- he will never be replaced. at dan inouye's memorial service in honolulu this past weekend, i was reminded of how many people he touched in hawaii and across the country. we must honor his legacy by working together for the people of hawaii. i thank brian for volunteering for this incredible responsibility. he only learned of his appointment yesterday and did not have any time to spare. so he hopped on air force one and flew straight to washington to be sworn in here today. we need him here now because we are facing a major challenge, one that, regrettably, has been created by congress in our inability to thus far compromise. the looming spending cuts and tax increases known as the fiscal cliff must be fixed within the next five days. thank you, brian, for accepting this challenge. i'm here to help you in any way i can. while there are other talented leaders in hawaii who stepped forward and who would also have been excellent appoi
CSPAN
Dec 21, 2012 12:00pm EST
martha and mary in their disstress, draw near to us who mourn for daniel and dry the tears of those who weep. >> hear us, lord. >> you wept at the grave of lazerus, your friend. comfort us in our sorrow. >> hear us, lord. >> you raised the dead to life. give to our brother eternal life. >> hear us, lord. >> you promised paradise to the thief who repented. bring our brother to the joys of help. >> hear us, lord. >> comfort us in our sorrows at the death of our brother, let our faith be our consolation and eternal life our hope. god of all, we pray to you for daniel and for all of those whom we love but see no longer. grant to them eternal rest, let light shine upon them, may his soul and the souls of all the departed through the mercy of god rest in peace. >> amen. ♪ ♪ america, america ♪ god shed his grace on thee ♪ and crown thy good with brotherhood ♪ ♪ from sea to shining sea ♪ oh beautiful for spacious skies ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> give rest, chris, your ser advancement, your saint where sorrow and pain are no more and have life everlasting. you only are immortal
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